What Made the Reformation Unconquerable

606px-Foxe-martyrs-iconoclasm-1563Wikipedia on the Historicist understanding of Daniel 2 and 7:

Just as scholars note parallels between the prophetic chapters, so too have historicists since the Protestant Reformation. “The Reformation … was really born of a twofold discovery–first, the rediscovery of Christ and His salvation; and second, the discovery of the identity of Antichrist and his subversions.”[11] “The reformers were unanimous in its acceptance. And it was this interpretation of prophecy that lent emphasis to their reformatory action. It led them to protest against Rome with extraordinary strength and undaunted courage. … This was the rallying point and the battle cry that made the Reformation unconquerable.”[12]

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  1. Reblogged this on Pilgrim’s Progress revisited – Christiana on the narrow way and commented:
    This Saturday, October 31, we celebrate Reformation Day. In memory of this important age, I’m reblogging this. As this blogger demonstrates, being true to the Lord and recognizing the enemy were hallmarks of the Reformation. These saints are with God, and it can be said of them, that like those before and after them:
    Revelation 12:11
    And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

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